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in the pacific ocean. we have the latest on possible tsunami warnings. >>> we are live in fremont where employees are set to meet earlier this morning where a fire destroyed their company yesterday. we'll have the latest. >>> they fake and they are here in the bay area. the scam that vallejo police are warning you to look out for. >>> clouds are increasing but what about any rain? would we get any out of this? and also as we head into the weekend. time now for the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this friday morning, december 14th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather, traffic. steve you have pam wearing a sweater. >> it was cold yesterday. >> all day i was cold. >> it's cloudy out there right now. we had clear skies for awhile. a lot of that cold air is trapped. a little system coming down the coast. could be a little mixed presip. highs today very cool. mainly low 50s. here is sal. >>> good morning. right now traffic on interstate 680 looks pretty good -- let me turn that radio down. 680 looks good as you pass mission boulevard. also
ocean. we'll have the latest on any possible tsunami warnings. >>> we are live in fremont where firefighters are still on the scene of yesterday's factory fire. we'll tell you how cnh employees will be taken care of even though their workplace is destroyed. >>> there is more fallout from the threat to shut down two schools. the saturdayed precautions to keep students and teachers safe. >>> well, a little system coming down. not going to do much in the way of rain. but the temperatures will stay very cool. we'll have those for you coming up. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this friday morning, december 14th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather and traffic. is it cold enough to wake you up when you step outside? >> not as cold as yesterday. we had clear skies. that kind of hit you a little harder but it's still cold out there. definitely that cold air is trapped. this system is falling apart. it's weakening rapidly. it's going to be chilly today. upper 40s, low 50s for many. here is sal. >>> good morning. traffic on 24 westbound is moving along pr
discovered her land contained more than a billion barrels of oil. >>> 7:18. fremont police searching for a suspect blamed for several robberies. a felony arrest warrant is issued for 18-year-old cane brazil accused of robberies in burling game and also at a -- burlingame and also at a auto mall. he's described as a light- skinned, 18-year-old man, about 5'3", 180 pounds and he has black hair. he may be living in oakland or benicia. >>> a man accused of stealing a lamborghini and a shooting is expected to be in court this morning. he's accused of shooting at a couple last april and stealing a lamborghini belonging to celebrity chef guy fieri last year. >>> 7:19. a vote on the fate of four contra costa counties comes next year. voters rejected a parcel tax that would have raised money for the fire stations. the stations are in martinez, la fayette, la fayette and clayton -- walnut creek and clayton. >>> a los angeles area firehouse is under fire this morning for letting an exercise company shoot a rather raycy video inside the station. ♪ >> the video shows a scantily- clad woman danc
announced it's leasing 100,000 square feet at 50 fremont street. in january at least at 400,000 square feet in that same building. >>> twitter just reached a big milestone hitting 200 million active monthly users. twitter made the big announcement appropriately on its official twitter account. also tweeting the twitter sphere is the pulse of the planet. twitter recorded 100 million active users back in september, 2011. >>> let's check traffic now. sal is the king of twitter now but he's talking to us about our morning commute. >> you don't have to listen my tweets. i'll just tell you traffic is doing well around the bay area. the morning commute looks good around the bay if you are starting off. it's clear and cold and good visibility. northbound 280 traffic does look nice. if you are driving from pleasanton to fremont, interstate 680 southbound looks good. and there are no major problems through that stretch. now let's go to steve. >>> thank you. if you are watching us up in truckee it's two below. that's what i said. two below and three degrees in tahoe. much warmer there. 20s fairfield.
here. we did know that a lot of police officers from newark and fremont are here to make sure things don't get out of hand. a lot of people in line there. let's go out to the bay bridge toll plaza. we don't have a big backup. there is a little bit of a backup in some of the lanes. no major problem ons this bridge or other bridges. san mateo bridge looking pretty good getting over to the peninsula. now 6:11 let's go to rosemary. >>> good morning, to you we should begin to feel a light rain falling over parts of the bay bridge. for the most part, it's been in the north bay stuck with this rain now for several hours. it is shifting ever so slight slowly now into the bay area. i see a few sprinkles and over the richmond san rafael bridge if this is your morning commute. in addition to breezy conditions you can see rain here. light to moderate rain falling over parts of the north bay. continuing to shift around. a moment ago. this cell has pushed off to the east. but again anywhere from light to moderate throughout parts of santa rosa, calistoga and off the coastline we see moderate rain
in fremont said they get reports of stolen packages and the rush gives criminals more chances to strike. they are expected to deliver 527 million packages this season and one man caught the criminal on surveillance cameras. >> just the way he did it, it seemed like he had gotten away with it a few times before. >> ups recommends a shipping method which requires a signature or you can reroute it to a different facility. >>> they want to hire the brightest and most talented. they say facebook is the best company to work for in the world. they chronicled an average of 5600 a month and it is a fierce battle to find good people. they are luring people to drop out of college with big pay days. >> 6:26 is the time, sal did quite well without a college degree, you know. >> some of those same people trying to get into the silicone valley and it will be slow in cupertino, and it is already crowded with crowded conditions trying to get into those areas. if you are driving on the sunole grade, 68 is 0 is crowded through fremont. let's go to steve. >>> it is cold out there but when i get close to th
4 was shut down for a time last night due to rocks and a downed power line. fremont is also back open after being shut down due to floods caused by a clogged storm drain. >>> ktvu channel 2 morning news reporter allie rasmus is live at fso reporting significant delays. >> reporter: things are a lot better and we just checked with the duty manager. there is no rain, no low clouds but it is expected to be a busy travel day. take a look behind us, you can see the cars and vehicles pulling up to the curbs as they move from the parking shuttle and people are getting ready to arrive into the airport as the they check into their flight. 1 20,000 last minute holiday travelers are expected to pass through today. last night at fso it was a different story with a one to two hour departure and especially flights coming in from the west coast of denver and that was of course because of all the stormy weather we had yesterday. 81 flights were canceled and today it was a different story but at least so far, travelers tell us why they have decided to fly out today on christmas eve. >> they start
on the right hand side of the screen are heading southbound toward fremont. again no problems. 6:26 let's head over to rosemary. >>> good morning, to you. patchy fog to contend with. in time for your weekend a ridge of high pressure building in. we'll deal with the fog over the next hour or two. once we get past that we're looking at clearing skies, mild weather for the second half of your day and into the weekend temperatures above average for december. i'll bring you those numbers coming up. >>> aftershocks are rattling japan. the new pictures we just received plus how the nation's nuclear plants are holding up after a big earthquake. >>> we have details of a fan that survived a dangerous fall here at the coliseum. >>> maybe spiderman can save the day. maybe jaws can save the day as well. job markets as well new news and taking stocks up around the world. the opening bell live. [ female announcer ] for those who love sweets, your season is here. let's just call it the baking time of year. you need special ingredients. you need the staples. that's a given. you need safeway sugar for just $1.9
in downtown sacramento. >>> police in fremont searching for a suspect blamed for several robberies. a felony arrest warrant issued for kane barzeal. he described as a light skinned 18-year-old man about 5'11" weighing about 180 pounds with black hair. he may be living in oakland or in his hometown of benicia. >> san francisco police are using a new tool to help solve crimes. the public can use it to high pressure send in tips and get involved. what police plan to do each week to close unsolved cases. >>> time now 5:18. let's bring tara back. if you're going out driving it's wet. the roads are wet so be careful. >> that is right. we don't have that big storm blowing through. we do have slippery conditions on the roadways. so make sure you take it easy out there on the roadways. right now we will take a live look here at the bay bridge toll plaza. folks should go just under the speed limit i think it's pretty safe for the bay bridge this morning. we have a look at our maps. we want to show you a pair of accidents in the richmond area. this is 80 westbound. and then we also have right lanes blo
the way to fremont. >>> let's go to steve. >> cold and windy, especially for some. higher elevations on the coast. mostly sunny. could be a few clouds on the coast. generally, it's cold out there. it will get colder tonight and tomorrow. 30s for many. we're 20 degrees cooler than we were at this time. we have the 50s in the rain. 30s and low 40s. you can see a lot of that coming down from the northwest. it looks ominous. most of that cloud cover will dissipate before it makes it here. 50s on the temperatures. it will be very, very cool. talk about some warnings and watches -- coming up and also the weekend rain in about -- oh, ten minutes. >>> will there be a strike at oakland airport this week? which airport workers may walk off the job in just a couple of days. >> reporter: we're live in redwood city where a hazardous team situation sent a group of people to the hospital. we'll tell you what household item was to blame and you will hear from one of the victims. >>> a prank call sends two east bay schools into lockdown. >>> welcome back to "mornings on 2." i'm tori campbell. >> good
minutes from hayward to the fremont area with no major troubles. if you are driving down to the south bay, it does look okay. >>> back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. >> dave, barbara boxer will be speaking about school security in light of the schoal scooting. let's listen in. >> fired at least 106 bullets from an ak-47 rifle. he killed five children ages 6 to 9, one teacher. he injured 29 others before fatally shooting himself. that horrific crime led california to enact our assault weapons band. california still remembers this tragedy just as the nation will always remember the victims of sandy hook elementary school. i know what it means when someone close to you is suddenly taken away in this unspeakable way. my family was touched by the brutal mass shooting at a law office in san francisco in 1993 where cased gunmen killed eight -- crazed gunmen killed eight people and wounded another six. one of those people was a brave young lawyer who threw his body over his wife's sacrificing his own life to save hers. that young man was one of my son's best friends. so i can tell you without a
clara. 680 at the sunol grade traffic somebody as yaw drive toward fremont. let's head over to rosemary. >>> a cool start this morning. a good looking day in store for your friday. temperatures right now 30s in some cases. as we get into the 8:00 hour a political bit of patchy dense fog. especially for the valley folks. low 50s and -- low 40s and 50s. and then for lunchtime mostly sunny skies upper 50s low 60s with low 60s in the forecast for the afternoon. again patchy dense fog resurfacing this morning our current temperatures continuing to sink we'll have a look at the current conditions coming up. >>> time now 5:26. boy the suspense continues this morning. the supreme court ruling that may come down today about same sex marriage in california. >>> more potential problems for city college of san francisco. we'll tell you why the school could be losing some important state funding. >>> plus a huge earthquake that shook japan this morning. a 7.3 any word of a tsunami and there are after shocks. hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test
are headed southbound towards fremont but it appears it is okay. let's check in with steve. >>> mostly cloudy skies, a couple of breaks, but them fill in and this is a weaker system but this is a far cry. a little bit has started up into lake mendocino county mostly cloudy light rain to the north, not much of a breeze, southeast wind will pick up and rain will pick up this evening and take us into tomorrow morning. it is a little more active and most of this is headed towards mendocino. willits, ukiah, things are beginning to pick up, sonoma county, it is west near the russian river, cass zero seems to be the line, but tonight and tomorrow for everybody else into tomorrow, it is 53 or 54 and the lows will provide that lift we need. this is just a warm sector but we can still get rain out of it. some of that rain is heading into the north bay and dipping and 50s and 60s in the way of temperatures. in the santa clara 50s and 60s. thursday friday and saturday, there will be a lot of it and pattern changes, it will be windy as well. >>> they will pay 13 quarter dividends this christmas and it is
breeze coming off the higher elevations, mission peek and fremont. it will be the place to be downtown oakland, that northeast wind will help some but for others it is cold, sunny and mild to warm breezy at times. in santa rosa some are saying, what topline warm, it is 39 and there is 60 in downtown oakland and at the airport. 21 miles per hour at the oakland airport. mostly sunny, mild to warm, the dry was the end starts to change monday. i don't think it will be a lot. a quarterbacker 60s on the temperatures to 70-degree the oakland and it almost helps with an offshore breeze. rains increase and it will be a cold rain monday and tuesday and that will last thursday into friday and signs of a more unsettled pattern over the weekend. >>> they are now offering digital gift cards. it will be used at any business except square wallet. but it could payoff for square which is standing apart from its competitors including pay pal. >>> if you are thinking about buying one of those gift cards, stop thinking now. the cards are loaded with $400 to buy lattes, muffins and the other 50 is the cost.
they made about a basketball player from fremont. he had surgery to become a woman and now the host steve zabin and a guest ranted about him and they said, that could be a russian chick, you loose test particular calls and gain eligibility. espn suspect -- espn suspended them for intolerance. >>> their learjet went down in the hills of northern mexico. according to the los angeles times, the plane is linked to a company accused of faking safety records for the planes they bought. rivera was in the final stables of -- stages of buying the plane that crashed. >>> coming up at 523, the details of the suit and who is blames for that deadly accident. >>> there up a a lot happening -- there is not a lot happening. up on the high-rise, these are live pictures from the scene, and they are still cleaning it up and coroner is trying tree move one of the bodies from the vehicles. out to the commute this is a look at highway 24, it's not a bad commute and it looks good between walnut creek and oakland. and it is a decent alternate if you are trying to get to 101 and the peninsular. 101 is doing well.
grade in fremont near 680, it is pretty close to the sunole grade but it looks like it's not impacting traffic, so that is good. let's head over to mark. >>> we have a dry weather forecast just a few clouds but a break in the clouds and temperatures are in the 40s and we will recover back to the 50s by 3:00 later on today. santa rosa 53, san jose 54 and here is a look at your five-day forecast with your weekend always in view and for the weekend, we introduce a few light showers for your friday. especially the early morning hours until 6:00 and 7:00. >>> the new law, what you need to know before january 1st. >>> we will bring you dramatic details about a 911 call that was made about an officer involved shooting here at walnut creek. . >>> all right, markets are just opening right now. we have dan from west virginia and the quarterback from syracuse will play in that stadium in just a few days. they are friendly now but maybe not so friendly in a few days. we are watching right now the fiscal cliff negotiations and traders are watching closely and it is a flat morning as they are on b
and it stays with you all the way down to fremont. 101 looks decent. 101 northbound and southbound, getting up and down the peninsula. let's go to steve. >>> thank you, sir. for some, cold, patchy fog. fairfield, 37 and fog. downtown oakland, clear and 60. it will be a beautiful day. alameda, berkeley, the coast, you will get the offshore breeze. remember the direction the wind is coming from. it's going from land to sea. the system is brewing up in the gulf of allah cass, that will be -- alaska, that will be here thursday morning. santa rosa, 38. napa airport is in the 30s. lake county, mendocino county, a couple of freezing temperatures. redwood city, 45. san rafael, 44. everything looks good today. mild today, dry pattern until wednesday. then we will get rain in here wednesday morning. it will be a cold rain but the bigger story is the cold. last pattern it was the rain. snow levels could get down to 3,000 feet. warmer -- the chronicle ran a great article on the lack of snow in the sierra. i think it was friday or saturday. i thought that's great timing because now the snow is going to sho
-- 30-minute -- barked up for about a 25 to 30-minute delay. you will see traffic in fremont and the south bay. 85 slows at 87. 101 slows in pockets from the capital expressway. >>> let's go to steve. >> thank you, sal. we have low clouds coming in. this is on parts of the coast and moving south. it looks like it's about half of the san mateo coast. there is a ribbon of fog from the sacramento valley and san joaquin valley. our system kos not -- does not have a lot of rain but it has a lot of cold air with it. it will be moving in tomorrow. today we have low clouds, again, combination of the two. low clouds. it will be a cooler day even with sun for a while. sometime this time of year, when you get a cold front moving in. those clouds start to move in. clouds tonight and then -- it's a light rain coming in late tonight, tomorrow morning. .10, maybe .50 at the most. the snow level is coming down. this will be good news for the is sierra, shasta/lassen, they will get the snow levels. not a lot of snow out of the first one but we'll get the levels down to 4500 feet. it will turn
for holiday shopping gift giving and most recently package theft. fremont police say they got three to five reports a day of stolen packages and the rush of holiday deliveries give more opportunities for criminals to strike. ups is expected to deliver 527 million paages. one victim caught the criminals on his security camera. >> experience, very efficient and -- just the way he did it seemed like he had gotten away with it. >> ups employees recommend using a shipping method that requires a signature oro routeing a package to the nearest ups facility and then going there to pick it up. >> all right. time now 8:23. many things happening in the drive. what are you tracking school? >> the two trouble spot that are the busiest are right across the bay from each other. one southbound 101 in redwood because of an earlier accident at holly. that crash has been cleared. the other one across the bay, both sides 101 and 880. there is not a good alternate for 880. you can take some road it's you are -- side roads but it'll take you to long. have you to get on the road early. the bayshore freeway th
down to union city in fremont, you will see a little bit of slow traffic. that's improved a little bit in the last half-hour. let's go to mark. >>> look at this. this is beautiful out there. high clouds paying us a shift -- paying as you visit. this is the last day of fall. during the 3:00 hour, the winter solstice kicks in. temperatures still in the upper 20s out toward fairfield, right around freezing in concord, livermore, napa, 31. santa rosa, 39. downtown san francisco currently checking in right around 44 degrees. we do have some rainfall up to the north. , now this morning is dry -- north. now, this morning is dry. a winter storm warning in place out towards mendocino county for the interior, lus out towards northern -- out toward northern lake county. >> we have a significant change in the weather pattern developing. not only in the mountains but here in the bay area. this morning, fair skies and cold, patchy frost. a cloud cover on the increase. and a chance of a few showers up in the north bay. in fact, here is the forecast models showing you all of the rain. a winter storm w
coming up here. smooth sailing. down 680 at the sunol grade this is the fremont area, you can see that traffic is moving very well in both directions. 7:09. rosemary, how is it going? >> good morning well, the gray skies are becoming thicker and now embedded within those gray skies. we have some rain. a few spotty showers in the forecast for some morning hours and now the model wants to bring a little bit of a steady rain, a little bit sooner. we'll take a look at that in just a moment. we have all of the doppler radars working for you. this is where i'm seeing a line of light to moderate rain. you can see hit or miss around the area. some of this not hitting the ground. we're talking about virga here. but it will. this line, definitely a possibility along highway 101 between healdsburg and santa rosa, it will get worse as the morning/afternoon progresses. if you do need to be traveling today, this is definitely the better bet. tough for me to get that out. there you can. we shift to the east a little bit to antioch, bay point, clayton, perhaps a few light showers here and then mi
can see the brake lights there as folks make their way toward fremont. here is steve. >>> thank you. a little bit of a break here. patchy fog. we'll have one more system for rain. it will not be as strong as any of the three we just saw. it will still give us rain. and pattern changes. what is interesting north way alaska 50 below. fair bank, alaska 30 below. there are signs we are going into a cooler pattern. first let's focus on rainfall totals which have been incredible over the last five days. santa rosa 181% of normal. 13.5 inches of rain. i think you're doing fine. you might have had an inch of that by wednesday morning. san francisco average 4.81. almost up to eight inches of rain. 165% of normal. if you go a couple miles away you can double or triple some of the amounts. or observer tom had 5.75. there was a lot of rain near san jose. not bad today. mostly sunny. much, much cooler. 39 napa. 39 santa rosa. patchy fog also up toward the north bay as well. we will get rain out of it. nothing too outrageous. it will make it into late tuesday and wednesday. then things look quiet
, you need to give yourself extra time. 880 southbound hayward through fremont looks decent. let's go to steve. >>> clear skies, cold, cold, cold. tomorrow will start to get clouds in here. it won't be as cold. it's hard pressed to warm up when you hit the 20s. mostly sunny. a few high clouds in the north later on. generally sunny. tomorrow increasing clouds. it will be a little warmer. and then friday into early monday a rainy pattern with mountain snow. snow level will go up around 4500 feet. maybe a little lower. just be advised on that. freeze warning outed to north bay. 20s. sebastopol is in there. yountville. there is 24-25-degree readings even up into mendocino county. frost advisory for everyone else. there is plenty of 20s even mid 30s in san francisco. it's cold, 28. fair field in there. napa. low 30s for many. sunny today. then clouds will increase tomorrow. that will give us leading into what looks to be rain coming in on friday. so it's still about 48 hours away. today is the coldest day and then cold in the morning. very cold. high clouds to to the north. chilly high tem
. if you are driving on 880 southbound let's say from hayward town to fremont it's still a nice drive. let's go to rosemary. >>> wet in some areas. windy in others. the first in a series of systems beginning to move through the the bay area. north bay moved in late last night. santa rosa reporting half inch. some of the heavier rain polling along calistoga. we have rain when you see the arrange and reds. this continues to shift out of the way. it's just not sitting here. this is where we see moderil to heavy rain at this time. you will find some light rain falling. to moderate in your area. as i shift south, notice it's just knot of san rafael. and the bay till dry. and everybody is sell dry. moving very, very slow but by 7:00, 8:00 most of us will be wet. giving you a lack at the winds right now. wiiing some of strangers. there is an advisory in san francisco. the hills really blowing. mt. diablo reporting 50 miles an hour gusts. and the the wind advisory lasts for san francisco and the peninsula until 10:00 this morning. gusts to 50 miles an hour possible. i saw a gust at half-moon bay 3
drive toward fremont. 6:26 here's steve. >>> thank you, tara. really heavy rain in san francisco and stretching over to parts of the east bay. and also back into alameda. just heard from chris tim he said it's coming down. i know ha half inch has fallen. i bet it's up to two-thirds. and right back down toward half- moon bay. stretching from san francisco over to parts of the east bay. i know parts of the city are getting hard right now. some of the heavier rain moving through. enhancement taking police as the system come ace shore. also oakland and over top parts of the east bay. things are picking up north and south not so bad but right in the middle. >>> it is 6:27. we want to take you outside to see the rain. it's definitely picking up in the north bay this morning. continuing to see rain falling there in the light. we'll tell you how soon before the wet weather clears out. >>> a woman riding her bike in berkeley is shot to death. we'll tell you what berkeley police are cig this morning about a possible motive in this case. >>> opening bell up next. we'll see how city group's
. there is nothing too heavy here. starting to pick up a little bit down toward fremont, also over oakland. just again a light mist or light rain. it's rather steady and today will be a very mild day. we will focus our attention to the north on very cold air coming in for tuesday into wednesday morning. 50s on the temps. i mean mid 50s. that southeast wind in advance of that. instead of single digits in the mountains they have mild conditions there. snow level has gone way up. system that is going through now is hard to see much. most of it is to the north. we will go from mild to very windy and warm. and then temperatures will drop off the table. starting tuesday into wednesday. we'll get a little bit of a break rain wise. and everything cranks up thursday right into sunday and maybe monday. windy with morning rain. very mild. partly sunny and partly cloudy. breezy. 60s on the temps. our high temps may be set here very early in the morning. throughout the day some of the cooler air will begin to move in. colder and windy on tuesday. really cold on wednesday morning. clouds roll in thursday. it
as you make your way through fremont. >>> what's happening, steve? >> well, there's thick fog and breaks in the clouds. peggy over in la fayette, orinda and also moraga, some thick fog. it's still there. most of it is higher. there are some areas where it is very, very thick. that will last through 9:00. low clouds fog, a little more of a breeze on the coast helping to stir things up a little bit. there's a big fog bank in the sacramento and san joaquin valley. sometimes a low process to burn that off. you need a breeze and we're getting some of that. the pattern has completely changed. it's no longer one that will favor any rain for a while. it will favor breeze and fog. and then i think the wind will take care of most of the fog. high pressure is building up in the gulf of alaska. that will drive cold air, idaho, montana, the rockies and for us it will mean high and dry. i think we need it after seven days of rain. low clouds, some of that very, very thick. the fog bank, i don't think it's going anywhere. north wind, more of a northwest or west today but by the north wind that usually
, we did talk with some fremont police officials. they are here to kind of quell any rowdy crowd control here this morning. we understand they are letting people in the store. brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we are on stormwatch. this week will end on a wet note. parts of the bay area are already seeing rainy and windy conditions. if it's not wet where you are now, it soon will be. ktvu channel 2 reporter lorraine blanco is live in san rafael. you got the umbrella up there. so i guess it's raining, lorraine. >> reporter: good morning, tori. you are exactly right. we were in richmond a few minutes ago. we crossed the bring and we're over in san rafael right now, the rain is coming down pretty well out here. you can see the wind is blowing quite a lot as well. if you take a look at that flag behind me, you can it's waving pretty seriously in the wind out here and, you know, if you take a look on the ground, there's some puddling on the roadways right now. the roads with slick. you will want to give yourself extra time. there's also a wind advisory in effect right now on the
fremont's interim police chief. >>> 7:5. well, today is gonna be -- 7:35. today is gonna be a very busy day at goodwill stores because of donate-a-thon. brian flores is live to tell us what is happening today and why this is different from earlier years. >> reporter: well, today, is considered the largest donation day. we're live here at the mission street location. the volunteers and workers are all set up for the annual donate-a-thon this year. today they are expecting hundreds of people to drop off clothes, books, small churn chur. but this year, they -- furniture. but this year they decided to make a party of it. later on, there will be a live band. they will give out prizes as well. with this being new year's eve, some people are getting rid of the old and bringing in the new. they say new year's eve is the biggest donation day of the year. there are a couple of reasons why. the first, people want to get rid of their stuff. but this is the last time this year that you could report tax deductible donations on your return. so people are taking advantage of that as well. talk to then
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